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  1. Re: Myth busting, Dior Homme silver tube Vs Dior Homme black tube

    There is definitely a notable difference. I have a bottle from 2011 april and my flatmate has an original silver tube (haven't bothered to check the date on it) and they are hugely different. A LOT...
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    Re: Shops and "secret" places in NZ

    Comme De Garcon is stocked VERY reasonably at Plume on George Street in Dunedin. I'll recheck it out today as I haven't been for a while but off memory they are about $135 for the line and they...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I got 3 on Aventus my first night wearing it out, one from my mates girlfriend after which he instantly agreed and complimented, and another by a girl that was in my uni class 2 years ago and I saw...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Pure Malt and New Zealand

    umm could be keen on a bottle of pure malt just depends on the price! let me know via PM how much you are looking for
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    Re: Shops and "secret" places in NZ

    CDG Line is stocked at a place called Plume in Dunedin. A fellow basenoter put me onto it. In the way of creed any places to sample in NZ? Otherwise I might just get flacons of the big names (GIT,...
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    Re: Why do I never get any compliments?

    Yeah if I really want to project max I would go is like 6-7 which is 3 to the chest 1 to each inner elbow 2 on the neck and maybe one on the abs. Even then I feel like I'm going to douse everyone in...
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    Re: Why do I never get any compliments?

    Yeah it does depend a lot on who you are around. I barely ever get compliments from randoms unless I'm at a house party or town dancing etc. In terms of everyday they always come from people I hang...
  8. Re: Multi-Cologne users: what size cologne do you purchase?

    I buy 3.4s and then if friends want decants of something they like etc I always feel I have surplus to share around
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    double post woops
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Haha as long as you are single nothing is dangerous :p hahaha but we are on generally good terms.

    If you don't mind me asking, what age group are you? I'm 20 I find almost anything garners...
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    Re: Good floral fragrance?

    Thanks for all the suggestions guys! Time to go on a sampling spree haha =D exciting times lie ahead.
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    Good floral fragrance?

    Hey,

    I'm looking for a good floral fragrance for spring/summer -- I'm not phased if it is marketed for woman or men. My only qualm is that it isn't too powdery. I've looked at the old threads...
  13. Re: Just how bad is Burberry London's projection and longevity?

    I get great projection in the first 3 hours then it comes closer into the skin. Longevity -- I say about 8 hours without having to stuff your nose into your skin for a whiff. All in all definitely...
  14. Re: L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme on StrawberryNet.com!!!

    damn that went quick =S The one night I get to sleep at a reasonable hour cause I have to be up at 5 the next morning and it gets sold between the window of 1:40am and 4:00am haha just my luck!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Went to starbucks yesterday with a friend and he got complimented over the counter wearing le male. After he walked away after ordering I got a "wow that smells nice too" on Pure Havane. I guess...
  16. Re: Anyone else realize they probably have too many fragrances and should sell but at the same time

    How many do you consider too many? haha. I think I'm going to stop around 15 because I like to have a few options for different occasions.
  17. Re: Blue and Gold Double #4711 Kolnisch Wasser?

    definitely closer to the second -- there was some other writing on the bottle, generally dates on locations. dates seemed to be 18XX throughout. i should be able to get pictures next friday when I...
  18. Blue and Gold Double #4711 Kolnisch Wasser?

    Hey all,

    Went to visit my gran in her rest home today. Last week I had mentioned I was getting into cologne in a big way and lo and behold she has managed to find something of interest to me. ...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Went to a coffee with an ex today and the response I got from burberry london was ridiculous. From the first hug she told me I smelt amazing and from then on she couldn't get close enough, often...
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    Re: Fragrances resurfacing

    Yeah I just found it weird that I had showered slept and added a new frag over top -- maybe the new frag was like "sealing" the old one in -- ie it couldn't evaporate properly -- and so once the new...
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    Fragrances resurfacing

    Hey,

    Just wondering if other people often get fragrances resurfacing on their skin. By this I mean...

    I walk into town to catch a bus to go see my gran, and decide to wear some Allure Homme,...
  22. Re: Splits-GIT, A. Encens, Bois Santal, O. Vetiver,O. Cologne, Dior Vetiver, Chanel Cuir Russie

    I would be interested in an Aventus split if you get another going (batch dependant) however i'm from New Zealand -- not sure if you want the hassle of shipping to here, but would be grateful if you...
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    Re: Does anyone know where to buy AMEN Pure Malt and AMEN Pure Havane online?

    good hustling -- I do this all the time at my local, infact I did the exact same thing -- Bought 3 bottles of Pure Havane and got given a 99% tester (I bought their whole stock, 3 bottles, out the...
  24. Re: A whole meal smell that you wish you could wear as a cologne?

    everyone loves their gourmands haha
  25. Re: A whole meal smell that you wish you could wear as a cologne?

    mmm there is something enticing to me about the spicy notes floating around -- however I am half asian which may explain part of it haha
  26. A whole meal smell that you wish you could wear as a cologne?

    What are peoples thoughts? For me maybe the smell of tom yum soup with mint leaves =D There are so many though!
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    Chest sprays question

    Hey just wondering do you guys let it dry before putting on your shirt etc or just spray and then dress -- I find with some colognes, they don't sit so well on clothes and I get a much nicer smell if...
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    Re: College guys 18-23 years old. TOP 5 FRAGS

    Pure malt, Burberry London, Le Male, Live Jazz, Dior Homme Intense
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    Buying Testers from malls

    So I managed to get a 75% bottle of Gucci Envy for men (tester) from my mall today for about 15USD. Turns out they give out old testers which they no longer sell for a donation to a charity under...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT August 2011

    Dior Homme and Dior Homme Intense ^^;
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    Re: Purchasing Dior Homme/Intense Help!

    Ahh I caved and ordered both haha -- if I don't like intense there will be a bottle on the marketplace soon enough =P

    @Jack yes I do love cocoa/vanille!
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    Re: Purchasing Dior Homme/Intense Help!

    If I do get DHI it would have to be online probably from a site like strawberrynet? I've done a BN search and people seem to find them pretty legit? I don't suppose anyone has purchased a bottle of...
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    Purchasing Dior Homme/Intense Help!

    Hey all,

    I sampled some Dior homme at some point earlier this week and found it absolutely amazing! However it seems on BN that DHI gets huge amounts of love. If I was going to stick to one...
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    Re: Hypnose Lancome salmon?!?

    Glad to know I'm not too crazy, I think I'll try it a couple more times and then report back
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    Hypnose Lancome salmon?!?

    Okay I know it is really weird but has anyone else detected a really seafoody//salmon note in this that shouldn't be there? I spray tested it today from my local department store and it seemed to...
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    Need help for Winter -- New to frags

    Hey all, first time poster here on basenotes -- have been reading for a little while though. I have to say up until about a month ago I hadn't used colognes at all, father never did etc etc, but...
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